Sneak Peek | Georgia & Armenia

Tbilisi City Tour – Kazbegi – Northern Armenia

Looking for the perfect short break? Here’s a chance to get a sneak peak of two countries! Explore the charming capital city of Georgia’ Tbilisi. Enjoy the lush green Caucasus Mountain range. Take a short detour into Armenia to see some of the UNESCO heritage listed sights of Northern Armenia. Marvel at the stunning landscape and experience the local hospitality in this perfect short break.

Daily itinerary and tour details are provided further below.

Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Price: Enquire for pricing
Operates: Apr – Nov

DAY 1:

Arrival and transfer from Tbilisi Airport to accommodation. Free day to rest and enjoy the city.

DAY 2:

Experience the charm of the Old Town area as we reveal the history and stories behind the landmarks. Enjoy the local anecdotes and humour as we guide you through the beautiful cobbled streets of Tbilisi. Find out about both the old landmarks as well as the new as we visit the major sights of the Old Town area, all delivered in the fun and friendly Envoy way!

Tour starts with a visit to Metekhi cathedral, after which you head to the Rike park, which is full of modern architecture including the famous Peace Bridge. Ride the cable cart to the 13th century Narikala fortress overlooking the whole city. Next stop is the Abanotubani, where the city originates from. Afterwards, check out the beautiful waterfall in the heart of Tbilisi. Pay a visit to the biggest church in Georgia, the Sameba church. Finally, we’ll drop you off at the Funicular going up to the Mtatsminda Park offering stunning panoramic views of the city.

Free time for the rest of the day.

Departs: 9:00 am
Concludes: 1:00 pm
Includes: Guide
Overnight: Tbilisi

DAY 3:

Following the spectacular route of the infamous Georgian Military Highway, marvel at the beautiful views of the Zhinvali reservoir. Visit the richly decorated Ananuri castle, set in a strategic yet stunning position offering fantastic views of the surrounding landscape.

Enjoy the lush green Caucasus Mountain range, making stops on the way to take in the view. Pass through the popular ski resorts of Gudauri and the Jvari Cross Path, one of the highest points in the area.

Enjoy a homemade lunch in Stepantsminda before embracing the natural beauty of the Kazbegi mountains with an optional hike from the village to reach the serene Gergeti Sameba.

Departs: 9:00 am
Returns: 8:00 pm
Includes: Lunch with a local family and Guide
Requires: Supportive (or hiking) shoes and jacket
Note: This tour involves an optional 2 hour hike (from Stepantsminda to see the Gergeti Sameba Church).
Overnight: Tbilisi

DAY 4:

Start the tour from Tbilisi, crossing the border to Armenia. Visit two UNESCO Heritage listed sights along the Debed Canyon. Enjoy the tranquillity of the serene surrounds of Sanahin monastery before you marvel at the Haghbat monastery, positioned in beautiful surrounds. Enjoy a memorable BBQ lunch on the banks of the river in Alaverdi. Delight in the ancient frescoes of the church at the Akhtala fortress-monastery before returning to Tbilisi.

Departs: 9:00 am
Returns: 5:00 pm
Includes: BBQ Lunch and Guide
Excludes: Alcoholic beverages and visa costs (if applicable)
Requires: Comfortable walking shoes recommended
Overnight: Tbilisi

DAY 5:

Check out and transfer to Tbilisi Airport.

Price: Tour price is subject to number of people. Please enquire through our Book Now button.

Optional extras at request: 

* Airport transfers
* Accommodation

We are happy to provide a quote for different group sizes and customised itineraries.